Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 10/12/13
These guys have nasty stuff Someone asked me last week why I love baseball, especially Seattle Mariners baseball given that they have been so anemic in their last 10 or so seasons.  I always give the same reason. Just when I think I’ve seen it all, someone on the field goes out there and proves me wrong. I tell you that short story because I want to talk about the three best overall pitchers for the 2013 Mariners.  The reason those two things are tied together in my mind is because I never would have guessed in a million tries that I would see this first pitcher do what he did this past season. Hisashi Iwakuma vs. Felix Hernandez If there is a team Cy Young award, Hisashi Iwakuma gets my vote.  I know everyone likes to jump on the Felix Hernandez bandwagon, but Felix wasn’t as great as he typically isa. Iwakuma was just flat out better than Felix in 2013. I’ll give Felix the nod at No. 2, but let’s compare the lines first. Name                    Record     IP           ERA
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